A Golden Globe award-winning Hugh Grant is an English renown actor as well as a film producer who is active in the entertainment field since 1982. He is best known for his work in Mickey Blue Eyes and Notting Hill.
Birth Facts, Family and Childhood
The son of James Murray Grant and Fynvola Susan MacLean, Hugh Grant was born in Hammersmith, London. He was born on 9 September 1960 and named as Hugh John Mungo Grant. His father was a British army and his mother was a school teacher.
Her mother passed away after being diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer at the age of 65.He has an English nationality and has mixed ethnicity of Scottish, English, Irish, Welsh, Cornish, Dutch, French, and Belgian.
Grant studied at multiple schools including Hogarth Primary School in Chiswick, St Peter’s Primary School in Hammersmith, Wetherby School, and Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith on a scholarship. He studied English literature at New College, Oxford and joined Oxford University Dramatic Society.
Professional Life and Career
Talking about career journey of Hugh Grant, he is active in the entertainment field since 1982 and he is still active in it. He considered a career as an Art Historian before deciding to pursue acting.
He debuted in the entertainment filed as Hughie Grant in the Oxford-financed Privileged in 1982.He worked in multiple fields including composing book audits, composing radio plugs, and coaching. Then he came back to acting, performing in many plays in England.
In the late 1980s and mid-1990s, he was offered parts in movies like, “Severe Moon”, directed by Roman Polanski, and intellectual movies, “The Remains of the Day”. The huge breakout part that made him a tremendous star came in “Four Weddings and a Funeral”.
It was the most astounding netting British film at the time, and he was granted a Golden Globe. Grant went ahead to make movies like, “Mickey Blue Eyes”, “Bridget Jones’ Diary”, “Adore Actually”, “Notting Hill” and some more. He became successful to impress the fans and critics.
Salary and Net Worth
He has a net worth of $80 million but his salary is not revealed yet.
Rumor and Controversy
He is rumored to have hooked up with Martine McCutcheon in 2003 and with Caroline Hargreaves, Drew Barrymore in 2007.
He has a good hight of 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) with a body weight of 75kg. He has salt and pepper hair color and his eye color is blue.
Social Media Profile
He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 239,264 followers on Facebook. He has around 10.2k followers on Instagram and has more than 295,738 Followers on Twitter.